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Convert int to string problem

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Hi,

How do i convert an int to a string with prefix zeros.

For example convert the number 5 to the string '0000005'?
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by:Patrick Matthews
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SELECT MyInt, RIGHT('0000000' + CONVERT(varchar, MyInt), 7) AS LeadingZeroes
FROM SomeTable
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You could do this
if you need a fixed lenght result

The example converts to a 10 chars leading zeros string..

select Replicate('0',10-len(55))  +  cast(55 as varchar(10))
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